Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) & LATAM Airlines Group (OTCMKTS:LTMAQ) Head-To-Head Analysis

Deutsche Lufthansa (OTCMKTS:DLAKY) and LATAM Airlines Group (OTCMKTS:LTMAQ) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Deutsche Lufthansa and LATAM Airlines Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Deutsche Lufthansa $15.52 billion 0.41 -$7.68 billion ($14.29) -0.74
LATAM Airlines Group $3.92 billion 0.31 -$4.55 billion N/A N/A

LATAM Airlines Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Deutsche Lufthansa.

Profitability

This table compares Deutsche Lufthansa and LATAM Airlines Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Deutsche Lufthansa -44.35% -198.47% -12.53%
LATAM Airlines Group -94.87% N/A -17.36%

Risk & Volatility

Deutsche Lufthansa has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LATAM Airlines Group has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Deutsche Lufthansa shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of LATAM Airlines Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.8% of LATAM Airlines Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Deutsche Lufthansa and LATAM Airlines Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Deutsche Lufthansa 9 2 0 0 1.18
LATAM Airlines Group 0 1 0 0 2.00

Deutsche Lufthansa presently has a consensus price target of $11.96, indicating a potential upside of 13.55%. Given Deutsche Lufthansa’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Deutsche Lufthansa is more favorable than LATAM Airlines Group.

About Deutsche Lufthansa

Deutsche Lufthansa AG engages in the provision of passenger, freight, and cargo airline services. It operates through the following segments: Network Airlines, Eurowings, Logistics, Maintenance Repair Overhaul, Catering and Additional Businesses and Group Functions. The Network Airlines segment comprises Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS, and Austrian Airlines. The Eurowings segment focuses on the growing market for european direct sales. The Logistics segment consists of scheduled airfreight activities of the Lufthansa Cargo group. The Maintenance Repair Overhaul segment is involved in the provision of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for civilian commercial aircraft. The Catering segment is engaged in providing airline catering. The company was founded on January 6, 1926 and is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.

About LATAM Airlines Group

LATAM Airlines Group SA is holding company, which engages in the provision of passenger air transportation and cargo services. The Air Transportation segment corresponds to the route network for air transport. The Multiplus Coalition and Loyalty Program segment offers a coalition system, interrelated among its members, along with being a government entity with a separately business and not directly related to air transport. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Las Condes, Chile.

Receive News & Ratings for Deutsche Lufthansa Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Deutsche Lufthansa and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.